The Rising of the Shield Hero is an anime series based on the light novels by Aneko Yusagi. Season one of the series was initially released on the AT-X network from January 9, 2019, to June 26, 2019, with 25 episodes. Produced by Kinema Citrus and DR Movie, the series is updated for a second season. Masato Jinbo will replace Takao Abo as the director for season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero.
The series updated for a second season by Crunchyroll at the Crunchyroll Expo in September 2019. Crunchyroll also reveals that season 3 of Rising of the Shield Hero also lined up for production. During the event, Crunchyroll released a new visual for the anime.
When will season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero release?
After the Crunchyroll Expo 2019, also confirmed the renewal status via an official tweet. “Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, is excited to announce that ‘The Rising of the Shield Hero’ is coming back for two more seasons,” Crunchyroll tweeted.
At the virtual edition of Crunchyroll Expo for 2020, the special panel for The Rising of the Shield Hero dished out new details. At the event, a brand new preview trailer released. And the panel also confirms the release date for the upcoming season. As per the confirmation, the series will release in 2021.
The panel also confirms that the script is complete, and they are combining the various elements of the series for its release. The panel also suggested that the teaser poster’s giant turtle is just a small part of the major battle that will ensue in the upcoming season.
Season 2 will feature many fierce battles with several new additions of characters to the series. Naofumi’s league will grow, and the previous characters will reach new heights of their wit and power to counter the coming fatal threats.
What is the plot of season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero?
The panel of Crunchyroll also reveals what the upcoming season will bring to the fans. Naofumi, Raphtalia, and Filo will get new companions this season. The major reveal is that they will encounter a new enemy. Naofumi and his friends have grown tremendously during the arc of the first season.
But who this new enemy is yet to reveal. Fans speculate that it is the huge turtle that carries a town on its back. How the Shield Hero and the team, with the new and the existing members, will fight and make new advancements in this journey will be followed in the coming season.
Who is in the cast of the Rising of the Shield Hero season 2?
The confirmed cast members of the upcoming season are Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi Iwatani. Asami Seto as Raphtalia. Rina Hidaka as Filo.Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Ren Amaki. And Makoto Takahashi as Motoyasu Kitamura.
The battle scenes in which this anime feature is intense and nail-biting. And the fantastic visuals and animations heighten the aesthetic effect of this series. With a great plot and significant character development, The Rising of the Shield Hero is no less than a masterpiece.